[ENet-discuss] TCP or reliable ENet?

Lee Salzman lsalzman1 at cox.net
Fri May 15 16:49:24 PDT 2009

I will put it this way: the OS developers have put more effort and 
optimization into their TCP implementation than my reliable data 
transfer stuff in ENet. So if you really need to send a lot of bulk data 
reliably, then TCP is probably the way to go.

Where ENet is better is when you need to send a mixed 
reliable/unreliable data stream, and where the bulk of the data is 


Philip Bennefall wrote:
> Hello there,
> If I send packets of, say, 1024 bytes each over a reliable ENet 
> channel then what would be faster, TCP or that method? I don't really 
> know how I could measure the difference, and so was wondering if there 
> was a definite answer to this.
> Thanks!
> Regards
> Philip Bennefall
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